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Exploring at the Nanoscale
Nano-nano! Nanotechnology can seem like it's from another planet! After learning about this tiny technology, collaborative groups experiment with how smaller particles affect chemical reactions. They do this by immersing a whole and a crushed antacid tablet into equal amounts of water.
3rd - 9th Science 33 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Bioethics and Effective Health Care
High Schoolers participate in a class discussion on the ethical issues faced in the health care industry today. In groups, they develop their own definition of bioethics and role play the role of one of the various types of members of different ethical systems.
9th - 12th Health 6 Views 51 Downloads
Technology: Biomedical Engineering
Students participate in activities simulating various disabilities. After discussions, they work in teams to devise or improve on adaptive devices for people with disabilities. They include drawings of the tools they design and explain how they work.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 19 Views 26 Downloads
What's Our Department Budget?
Analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health and examine a hospital budget. Learners will create a budget for a hospital taking in account factors such as staff and departmental needs and necessary expenses.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 43 Downloads
The Semiconductor and the Human Body
Students investigate the cells of the human body. in this biology lesson, students discuss the cell as the basic unit of lie and identify how many cells the human body is made up of. They relate the semiconductor to their investigation as it is an essential part in the medical field and helping to improve the health of the body.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Home Smart Home
How smart is your home? Middle and high schoolers write a journal entry describing the types of technology found in their homes. After reading an article, they are introduced to "smart" home technology. In groups, they identify and debate the pros and cons of this technology.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 213 Downloads
Activity and Exercise
Leave it to the classic jump rope to get your class excited about physical activity! Your class will begin by discussing the benefits of jumping rope as a form of exercise and learning a few different types of jumps. Then in groups of four, your young athletes will engage in various activities that will build in progression, and ultimately lead to independent jump rope practice.
3rd - 8th Science 52 Views 37 Downloads
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This instructional activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: What can Personal Genetics Tell Us about Aggression in Humans?
The highlight of this lesson is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the concept that many genes contribute to some of our traits.
9th - 12th Science 28 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Options for public and privately funded health care is a valuable debate for students to follow and learn from. They can use their research to take part in a Town Hall Meeting using facts and style. They will contact the representatives advocating a policy or write an individual follow up to the Town Hall Meeting detailing their personal opinion.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 51 Downloads
Do I Need Insurance?
Explore the different types, costs, and coverage of insurance. High schoolers compare their family's health care to their income, compare the cost of health insurance to their expected future income, and make a choice about what type of health insurance they would choose based on the gathered information.
9th - 12th Health 16 Views 144 Downloads
HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided.
3rd - 12th Science 28 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
TE Activity: Broken Bones
Learners examine the discipline of biomedical engineering or bioengineering. They complete worksheets by participating in reading background information and completing a hands on activity. They design a prototype of a cast to set a broken bone.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Your young learners will discover how muscular strength and endurance can increase with this truly hands-on activity! Beginning by writing an acrostic for the word strength, class members then engage in tracking their ability to squeeze a clothespin with their non-dominant hands over the course of two weeks, recording both their predictions and actual results.
3rd - 8th Science 26 Views 13 Downloads
Unit on Technology and Globalization
Tenth graders examine the role of technology in everyday life. In this Globalization lesson plan, 10th graders read an article about the role of technology. Students participate in a group activity where they are a country trying to adapt to the new technology.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Public vs. Private
Learners watch two commericals from previous presidential elections on the topic of healthcare. After reading an article, they identify the position of the various candidates for the 2008 election. In groups, they brainstorm their own proposals for one of the candidates and write a position paper about where they state on the state of healthcare in the United States.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 54 Downloads